Upcoming Classes and Events

with artist Addie Hirschten

August Flower Painting Party at the Hatch

Saturday August 26, 2017   1-4pm

Do you love creating artwork inspired by flowers? For this workshop painter Addie Hirschten will bring an abundant floral arrangement from her garden for you to paint or draw.

Eventbrite - August Flower Painting Party

Start Selling Your Art: Plan a Successful Art Business Workshop at the Hatch

Saturday September 30th, 2017   10am-4pm

In this day long intensive workshop you will create a plan for your art business. We will discuss the wide variety of ways you can sell your artwork and consider what will work best for you.

Topics covered will include marketing, designing websites, Etsy, blogs, email newsletters, writing books, art fairs, cooperative and traditional galleries, commissions, accounting, taxes, finding your perfect clients and more! 

Eventbrite - Start Selling Your Art:  Plan a Successful Art Business Workshop

October Flower Painting Party at the Hatch

Sunday October 22, 2017  1-4pm

Do you love creating artwork inspired by flowers? For this workshop painter Addie Hirschten will bring an abundant floral arrangement from her garden for you to paint or draw.          

Eventbrite - October Flower Painting Party

Fall Classes at the Indianapolis Art Center:

Intuitive Painting
7 weeks, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm   August 29- October 10th

Intuitive Painting
7 weeks, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30October 24- December 5th

Advanced Painting
15 weeks, 12:30-3:30pm, August 31- December 14th

Upcoming Art Shows

Painting the Parks, Garfield Park Arts Center, August 2017

Penrod Art Fair, September 9th, 2017

Faculty Art Show, Indianapolis Art Center, Opening October 13, 2017

Solo Show at the Monon Coffee Company, November 2017

Solo Show at Legend in Irvington, December 2017

Painting the Sky: New Works by Megan Jefferson and Addie Hirschten, Fetcher Place Art, February 2018

 

 

Class Supply Lists

 

 

Acrylic Painting

-Canvases (11" x 14" or larger)

-1 Pad of hot-pressed "Bristol" paper (11" x 14" or larger)

-Acrylic Brushes

-Palette Knife

-Paper Palette

-Acrylic Paints: red, blue, yellow, white, black and any other color that you love!  I like Winsor Newton brand but if you have another favorite that is fine. 

 

Oil Painting

-Canvases (11" x 14" or larger)

-Small Canvases (5" x 7" or so, sometimes you can get these in packs)

-Oil Brushes

-Palette Knife

-Paper Palette

-Oil Paints: cadmium yellow, lemon yellow, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, viridian green, sap green, violet purple, titanium white(If you can't find these exact colors, that is okay.  Get something close to get you started.  I recommend starting with a nice large box set that has warm and cools of each color.  Most of the colors I purchase are Winsor Newton Brand.)

-Linseed Oil

-Gamsol Mineral Spirits or Turpenoid Natural

-"Pink Soap" or other brush cleaning product

 

Pastel Painting

-Pad of Pastel Paper

-Soft Pastel Stick Set